Year in Review: JFCY and the PLE Team!

Both JFCY and the PLE Team had a great year in 2012.JFCY’s work in 2012 JFCY lawyers assisted hundreds of young people this year with various legal issues, ranging from defending youth on charges under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, representing youth in family court in making claims for financial support, advocacy around entitlement to social…

JFCY in the courts: Special Education

Today the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Moore v. BC, a case about a student (Jeffrey Moore) with dyslexia who was denied appropriate accommodation of his disability, thereby preventing him meaningful access to an education in the public school system. When Jeffrey was an elementary school student, his school board eliminated the remedial program…